Man Shot in South-Central

From a Times Staff Writer

A 45-year-old man was shot and killed early Tuesday as he walked with his girlfriend in South-Central Los Angeles, police said.

Willie Brown Jr., 45, died shortly after being rushed to a hospital, said Det. Rudy Flores. His girlfriend, who was shot in the leg, was treated and released.

Someone in a tan sedan shot the couple at 1 a.m. at the corner of 60th and Main streets, police said.

Anyone with information on this killing is asked to call police at (323) 846-6556 or (877) 529-3955.

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